Abu Dhabi National Oil Co (ADNOC) is reportedly in talks with more than one potential buyer as it prepares to sell minority stakes in its refining business.
Sources told Reuters that Italy’s ENI is involved in the discussions after ADNOC started a sale process for a stake in its $20 billion refining business.
Reuters quoted an ADNOC spokesman as saying: “ADNOC ...is exploring multiple opportunities that span ADNOC’s entire value chain.
“To date we have received significant interest from the market, (from both) new and existing partners. We will update the market in due course,” he added.
ENI, the biggest foreign oil producer in Africa, is looking to build its presence in the Middle East, Reuters said.For all the latest energy and oil news from the UAE and Gulf countries, follow us on Twitter and Linkedin, like us on Facebook and subscribe to our YouTube page, which is updated daily.
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